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Kevin Spacey spoofs onscreen character

Source: Celebrity Balla | Apr 28 2013, 2:30pm CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Kevin Spacey spoofs onscreen character
Kevin Spacey spoofed his 'House of Cards' character to entertain guests at the 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner...
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Amazon's Political Sitcom 'Alpha House' Launches Second Season

Oct 24 2014 12:50pm CDT | Source: WNYC Music

The second season of the political sitcom “Alpha House” begins streaming on Amazon tonight. The series revolves around four fictional Republican senators who share a Washington, D.C. townhouse. It’s written and produced by Garry Trudeau, creator of the comic strip “Doonesbury.” “Alpha House” was one of Amazon Studios’ first original productions. Amazon is notoriously tight-lipped about its data, so no one, including the producers of “Alpha House,” knows how many ...
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19 Times Amy Poehler Said What We Wish We'd Said

Oct 20 2014 1:30pm CDT | Source: PopSugar

Most people already know that Amy Poehler is wickedly funny, but with her new book, Yes Please, more people will get to discover all the amazing other facets of the SNL alum and Parks and Recreation star: the feminist, introspective, inspiring, vulnerable, empowering ones. Yes Please, out on Oct. 28, is a welcome mishmash of anecdotes, memories, essays, and advice. Here's a selection of some of the most unforgettable quotes from Amy inside its pages. On Growing Up and Aging ...
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I wouldn't survive in jail: Taylor Swift
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift says she is "scared" of being framed for murder because she would not be able to survive in jail. | by IANS
 
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Senators Urge NFL’s Roger Goodell to Drop Blackout Policies

Oct 1 2014 4:49pm CDT | Source: Variety

A day after the FCC abandoned its sports blackout rules, Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) are urging the NFL to voluntarily rescind its own policies that force stations to not air home games that don’t sell out. “The NFL has received substantial benfits from the ...
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Stigall Show Log 9.30.14

Sep 30 2014 7:43am CDT | Source: CBS Philly

6:00 The Kansas City Chiefs rolled over the New England Patriots  last night on Monday Night Football. 6:21 The Advocate has published an op-ed argues for sympathy for Kathryn Knott, on of the three people charged in the beating of a gay couple in Center City. 6:38 The White House fence jumper made it further into the White House than previously revealed. 7:03 Schools in Delaware are struggling to cope with the influx of immigrants. 7:20 Chris ...
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Sarah Palin Bumbles The Address Of The White House! See This Goof In All Its Glory HERE!

Sep 28 2014 9:31am CDT | Source: Perez Hilton

Whoops!  Sarah Palin recently tried to throw a zinger over at President Obama and the White House's way, but that joke turned out to be a dud when she messed up the address! The incident happened this past Friday while Palin was at the Value Voters Summit and said during her speech that honesty was "an endangered species at 1400 Pennsylvania Ave." Well, she was close! It's 1600 Pennsylvania Ave and not 1400, but hey - we all have o ...
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Former Governor Milliken endorses two Democrats, but does it matter?

Sep 19 2014 1:25pm CDT | Source: Michigan Public Radio

This week, former Governor Bill Milliken knocked us off the edges of our seats when he started making candidate endorsements (Ok, maybe we weren’t at the edge of our seats).But Michigan’s political watchers are always interested in who the state’s famously iconoclastic and moderate Republican Governor will endorse.In 2004, Milliken endorsed Democrat John Kerry for President. In 2008, it was Republican John McCain. Although he withdrew it just a few weeks befor ...
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Dempsey Says If Needed He Would Recommend Ground Forces In Iraq

Sep 16 2014 10:46am CDT | Source: WNYC Music

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey told lawmakers today that while the president has ruled out "boots on the ground" as part of a campaign to destroy the Islamic State insurgency in Iraq, he was prepared to recommend a combat role for U.S. advisers or ground troops if the situation warrants. "To be clear, if we reach the point where I believe our advisers should accompany Iraqi troops on attacks against specific ISIL ...
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Hagel, Dempsey defend US plan to target extremists in Iraq

Sep 16 2014 9:35am CDT | Source: Southern California Public Radio

Members of the anti-war activist group CodePink interrupt a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. It is the first in a series of high-profile hearings that will measure congressional support for President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria.; Credit: J. Scott Applewhite/AP ...
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